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MA

Education, Teaching and Learning

School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences

Join education professionals from all over the world for a postgraduate course that will advance your career.
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Course description

This course is for practising teachers, classroom assistants, heads of department, and managers wanting to explore and deepen their professional practice through targeted reading and classroom-based practitioner research. The course is flexible, so you can focus on the topics most relevant to your job.

This fully online, three-year programme was developed to complement our highly successful iPGCE.

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Modules

Core modules

  • Education, Teaching and Learning
  • Practice-based Inquiry
  • Dissertation

Optional modules

  • Professional Development
  • Language Learning and Pedagogy
  • Early Childhood Education

Teaching

This programme comprises online modules with individual online tutorial support.

Assessment

The programme uses a variety of assessment methods, including academic essays, reflective engagement with practice, and research report. The length of the final dissertation is 12,000–16,000 words.

Duration

1-3 years part-time (online)

Entry requirements

A good honours degree and/or suitable professional experience. We consider all applications on the basis of relevant qualifications and experience.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

education-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 8177

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.